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COVID-19 Clinic Update

Yes, we are still here with the clinic open and nutritionist Sarah Appleford still seeing patients in-person and online. Regional Victoria has gone back into Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions and masks are now mandatory outside the home. While these restrictions…
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Fight Inflammation with These 10 Healing Foods

Inflammation is a normal process that can be incredibly protective as it is a key part of our immune system’s response to infection or injury. The physiological response helps to signal the immune system to heal damaged tissue in the event of a…
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Managing your stress and anxiety during uncertain times

To say we’re going through uncertain times thanks to the coronavirus pandemic is probably an understatement. Social distancing no doubt has only added to the stress as businesses come to a standstill, jobs are lost and schools close in a bid to slow the rapid spread of COVID-19. …
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9 tips to boost your immunity

With Coronavirus in the headlines and the change of season ahead, it’s the ideal time to focus our attention on supporting our immune system. As we change from one season to the next, it’s common for sniffles and coughs to…
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Top postnatal nutrients to include in your diet

As new mothers, often our attention shifts from caring for ourselves during pregnancy for optimal fetus growth to meeting the demands of a new baby. We’re sleep-deprived and overwhelmed as we adjust our lives during this postpartum period. The honest…
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Is calorie counting worth the time and effort?

If you’ve been on any sort of weight loss diet or been given any sort of advice by health and fitness professionals (including a nutritionist, dietitian or personal trainer), you’ve probably been advised to calculate your activity level on any given day and the number…
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Do I have postnatal nutrient depletion?

Postnatal depletion is a term you may have been hearing more lately, particularly if you are pregnant or a new mother. That’s because it’s become more recognised in the medical world and talked about in mainstream media.  What is postnatal depletion? To grow…
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Nutrition tips to maximise your Feb Fast detox

Feb Fast is in full swing with many of our members ditching the booze for a good cause and giving their liver’s a break after the festive season. Beyond reducing your health risks and raising money, there are plenty of…